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Fox News contributor comes out as gay, talks GOP and religious liberty

Guy Benson

Guy Benson

Guy Benson

Guy Benson

Via Chris Geidner at BuzzFeed News:

Guy Benson — the baby-faced, fast-talking Fox News contributor who is the political editor at Townhall.com — has something to say.

“Guy here,” he writes in his forthcoming book. “So, I’m gay.”

This is not the main point of the book, however, not at all. Benson’s sexual orientation is given little fanfare — “a footnote in a 316-page book,” as he puts it — in “End of Discussion: How the Left’s Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes America Less Free (and Fun),” which Benson co-authored with Mary Katharine Ham, a fellow Fox contributor.

If his book and job titles don’t make things absolutely clear, Benson is a gay conservative. He’s also someone who says he cares much more about “a nuclearized Iran” and “the failures of Obamacare” than most gay issues.

And while he said he doesn’t think it especially matters that he’s coming out, Benson was sitting down for an interview on precisely that topic.

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